Here is a detail from a fashion photo:

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Here is a detail of roughly the same area, without retouching:

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The internet is full of these sorts of before-and-after images, but these rollovers for some reason really hammered it home to me: Fashion photography is less about actually photographing a human being and more about sculpting pixels.

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